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East Africa Kennel Club
Labrador Retriever Club of East Africa
The East Africa German Shepherd League
The AWAL Rabies Clinic
On the holiday Friday the 9th, I had the privilege to volunteer alongside
Amy L. Rapp
Companion Dog Trainer
Canine Education, Welfare and Rehoming
Just to clarify, the dog beneath is the owner of the home, in his favourite spot. A true bred, terrifying Staffordshire Bull Terrier, showing of the REALITY of this breed! the little dog on top is his young daughter Gatsby who was a house guest.
To register your microchipped pet with us please click here or get the forms from the EAKC office.
Yellow Ribbon Initiative
What It Means When You See a Yellow Ribbon on a Dog's Leash
The Yellow Ribbon campaign promotes a signal that says certain dogs need extra space.
Carol Bryant | |
When you're out on a walk, does your dog sometimes need to stay away from other dogs? If you saw a yellow ribbon tied to the leash of a dog, would you proceed with caution and give the dog some space? This is the hope of a Yellow Ribbon campaign we discovered on the Pit Bulls: Lost/Found/Missing/Stolen group on Facebook
Reasons a dog might need “space” are listed, and the goal is to let people know not to approach the dog. Perhaps your dog is in training, has health issues, or had a bad experience around other dogs with behavior problems. Whatever the case, the campaign is designed on the principle of respect. That is: My dog needs space, so kindly respect it.
Yesterday was the first day of training for many of our members.
We had a lot of new faces and new puppies who were full of beans!
It was lovely to hear not one dog bark or growl during the entire session. The dogs who were training for their "Good Citizen" award (1 for bronze, a couple for silver and quite a load for gold!) were all able to interact beautifully, some broke their stays and went to play when they were off leash, and even here there was not one nasty noise!
Its about time some new dogs tried for bronze! Have a look at the information if you are interested! (its NOT strict obedience training! its great fun! Read more on the LRCEA page of this site.
The training classes run by the German Shepherd Dog League on
Saturdays were not well attended last year. It was therefore agreed by all in Dogdom that the classes should be moved to Wednesdays after the Labrador training. The plan is to have a bit of agility and field trial practice between the two sessions. The first week 9th January only a few dogs turned up, but after the first Labrador session on 16th January a total of 7 dogs participated, and it is hoped a few more will join next week. The 7 dogs there were of a fairly advanced standard, working off lead and we think everybody gained from it. The GSD training is just a bit more of a discipline, leading up to the Obedience Tests which are held at each of the 5 dog shows during the year. The classes are still fun and there are some great characters taking part. For those unable to get to the grounds on Wednesdays, we are planning to do a Sunday morning lesson elsewhere, for those dogs which can work off lead.
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Join the Labrador Club of Kenya!
the LRCEA welcomes dogs of all colours, sizes and makes (even three legged!) are welcome!
Members enjoy free dog training sessions every Wednesday morning from 10 to 11 under supervision of experienced trainers. Your dog will learn basic obedience and socialization. You can also choose to practice agility and retrieving, as well as interact with other dog owners, and breeders.
Wednesday mornings are a great chance to learn about dog behavior and care. You can gain free advice on any issues you may have and it's great fun too!!
Membership fees are only 1,500/- (KSH) per year with a one time fee of 2,500/- to join.
(Charges are liable to change without notice.)
Did you know our Police force has a very nice dog unit? Their dogs have been entering the dog shows recently. Have a look on their website!
Don't cook your pet!
If your pet comes with you in the car, please be aware that day time temperatures of 24 degrees celcius can easily turn a parked car in to a convection oven for a pet!
Sometimes leaving windows open is simply not enough! If you HAVE TO, leave your pet in the car, make sure they have access to water (or bring them water regularly) take them out, any chance you have and keep the windows OPEN (not cracked a little).
Please download our car badge(above) and stick it to your car window help us raise awareness on this issue! click on the yellow & black image above if you wish to print it, and display it in your car! (it looks really nice laminated!)
Obedience classes are held by the Labrador Club on Wednesday mornings, and by the German Shepherd Dog League on Saturday afternoons, at the Kennel Club Show Ground, off Jamhuri Road
The trainers are also ready and able to help you with
‘one on one’ training and advice please contact
David 0722446010, or
Yusuf on 0733227836
Click here to have a look at our photo gallery!
The Kennel Club sells a wide range of excellent dog and cat foods at very competitive prices. Come to the office at the EAKC Show ground and start saving!!